Ten House Republicans, including State Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove), voted in favor of a measure that would make female-only bathrooms, prisons, schools, and shelters unconstitutional, require women to serve in military combat roles and ban any public accommodation for pregnant women.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) was unable to question Medicaid officials about their failure to provide services with $300 million they were allotted because they failed to show up at the April 30 House Appropriations Human Services Committee hearing.
A majority party's grip on a state becomes more absolute and unfair when it is allowed to redraw district boundaries to protect itself, Rep. David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) argued recently in joining a coalition taking its gerrymandering case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Rep. David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) pushed aside some of the "peripheral" concerns about the state's new school funding formula after House approval on Aug. 28, focusing instead on what he described as the "core" of the bill: giving every Illinois schoolchild a chance to succeed.
Illinois voters will be given more election transparency thanks to a measure co-sponsored by Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) and Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) that was signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner recently, according to a press release.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) will host a free seminar on Sept. 9 for residents of the 81st House District to gain a better understanding of property tax assessments and the appeals process, according to a press release.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) found a way to take something good out of a tragedy recently, calling on his legislative colleagues to learn from the violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12.
Illinois townships will now be able to recycle leaves, wood chips and brush from unincorporated areas rather than add to the growing pile of garbage woes, Rep. David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) said in a press release.
More than 500 Lemont-area residents came to a recent jobs fair hosted by Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), and many of them left smiling, according to a press release from Olsen.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) recently joining Gov. Bruce Rauner and other lawmakers at a signing ceremony for Senate Bill 8, a state procurement system reform measure, according to a press release.
Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) will hold mobile office hours in Darien from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday as part of his efforts to provide all of his constituents with easy engagement opportunities, according to a recent release.